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Ciabatta Cafe and Bakery

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
38 White Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 3332
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ciabatta” (75 reviews)
“sandwiches” (75 reviews)
“bread” (107 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
38 White Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I found this cafe on trip advisor and it looked interesting. It had none of the traditional breakfast fare - only offering up a choice of home-made sandwiches along with a whole cabinet of interesting pastries and cakes and a share bread/toast preserves platter. I...More

1  Thank rosieh721
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent service, quality food, friendly staff ... relaxing.About 3km from CBD and 1Km from TePuia. Plenty of parking.

Thank Mojo1946
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were recommended to visit here by some friends in the area and we were so glad we went because the bread was incredible! The cafe isn’t somewhere you would drive by and you would have to make a direct visit here. Perfect stop for...More

1  Thank Eandrews22
Reviewed 3 days ago

Good food in a relaxing atmosphere. Great hosts who take an interest in their customers. Id return to this place

Thank kevindsnowdon
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you want a good cup of coffee, with a wide choice of different sandwiches this is the right place. Everything that I had over time is absolutely delicious!

Thank marianneP4275RY
Reviewed 4 days ago

The danish are to die for, staff very friendly. Coffee is superb and decor and music very enjoyable. Great spot to relax.

1  Thank t00ter1
Reviewed 4 days ago

Early lunch. Very busy because there was a steady flow of people buying food to take away. but quick service. Delicious fresh lamb sandwich. A bonus was a trio of jazz musicians. Relaxed atmosphere.

1  Thank madgemc2018
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great customer service and some of the best food in Rotorua. Delicious and very reasonably priced. A must go to eatery.

1  Thank chaedy6
Reviewed 4 days ago

Discovered Ciabatta some years ago whilst pre-retirement...and as I was in Rotorua every 10 days on business used to call in for lunch - which became morning tea! then lunch - then again in the afternoon before heading home, to pick up breads or baking!...More

1  Thank Lorraine C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for breakfast and loved the ambiance! The interior is beautiful and this is complemented by the warm service by the people at the counter. Coffee and pastries were good.

Thank TheTrekker411
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23 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from IvanandSusie | Reviewed this property |
yes they have began options available
Logan-Michelle B
16 July 2017|
Response from CaraBoots | Reviewed this property |
No - it's open 8.00 till 3.00pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 8.00 - 1.30! Closed Sunday!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$7
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 White Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 3332
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A range of continental breads and pastries baked fresh daily. Also a great lunch menu featuring "The Long Dog". More than just a bakery, we have amazing coffee aswell, plenty of cafe style seating and great ambience.
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